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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:23:57 PM
From a place called the Moody Bee.

Sadly it is a bee farm in CANADA and no one here in the US carries it. I am sad.

I have a zillion different lip balms rt now and they are ok but man I miss that one. I used it all up and then I scraped out the container!


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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:34:00 PM
I really like Dr. Bronner's plain one. I found it at Target for a while, but I can't find it any more.

I also like Kiehl's and Blistex Simple.




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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:35:17 PM
My #1 was Chapstick Naturals, but I can't find it anymore. My #2 is Burt's Bees. I'm allergic to a lot of lip balms because they have gluten in them.


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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:37:33 PM
It seems like the more I use lip balm, the more I need/must have it. What's up with that??

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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:38:44 PM
L'Occitane's Shea Butter moisturizing lip balm is really nice. I put it on before bed.

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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:40:41 PM
I like blistex cold & allergies (it's in an orange tube).

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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:40:58 PM
I'm a Mint Blistex girl myself

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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:41:42 PM
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Lip Balm Anonymous

My crack of choice is Burt's Bees and I love L'occitane but I can not justify spending $10 on a tube of lip balm! I have one tube that I got as part of a gift set, it's awesome.



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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:46:49 PM
I just bought my first tube of Portland Bee Balm a few weeks ago and it is the best lip balm I've ever used, by far. LOVE IT. And love it more that it's made by a local small business from local products.

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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:51:14 PM
Benem- there appears to be a store near me that sells it. If you really want it, we could figure something out to get it to you?
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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:52:01 PM
For everyday-- burt's bees ultra conditioning lip balm. for severe chapped lips (like when you've been blowing your nose 100 times an hour) Rhonda Allsion Eye and Lip Repair Serum


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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:53:04 PM
rosebud salve!!! It's pretty much scented Vaseline and IMO nothing beats Vaseline. I also have a gazillion tubes of Aquaphor thanks to a friend who gave me a bag of their samples. It's like Vaseline but smoother and more soothing.




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Posted: 1/22/2013 8:58:33 PM
EOS sweet mint..gotta have it in the car,purse,nightstand...everywhere.

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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:06:11 PM
Vaseline... My lips drink everything else. plus they seem drier if I use anything but Vaseline

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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:11:19 PM
I'm a Burt's Bees girl, but I'll use anything in a pinch.

Vaseline is too greasy for me - I don't feel like it sinks in enough, but just sits there on top of my lips.

A few years ago, my family and I were driving to a graduation party and I realized I had no lip balm. That's when, of course, you all of a sudden realize you need it and can think of nothing else but how awful your lips feel.

We were in a strange city and there were no grocery stores/CVS/Walgreens around. The only place we could find was a bodega. I ran in and there were no lip balms anywhere. Nothing at all. All they had was off brand Vaseline. Let me say, when you're addicted to lip balm, you'll use anything. I was that desperate, lol.



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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:12:35 PM
It seems like the more I use lip balm, the more I need/must have it. What's up with that??

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I once was told that our lips produce a natural emollient, and using products tricks us into making less natural emollient. If you roll your lips into each other without product, you can feel this natural stuff. I have tried it, and I think it is true. I suppose a Google search would reveal more, but it's too close to bedtime for me.



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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:13:36 PM
I second the rosebud salve vote! Cheap, easy to get, and a little tin lasts FOREVER!


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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:14:38 PM

I suppose a Google search would reveal more, but it's too close to bedtime for me.





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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:15:08 PM
I'm a Carmexaholic. I have them in every coat pocket, tables, desks, drawers, purse, car. Everywhere!



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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:17:14 PM
You can purchase Moody Bees from their on-line store.

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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:23:46 PM

Vaseline is too greasy for me - I don't feel like it sinks in enough, but just sits there on top of my lips


That's actually why it's the best thing for your lips. It sits on top protecting your lips from further drying out and at the same time allowing your lips to replenish the moisture naturally. Other balms fake the moisture but do nothing for your lips in the long run. That's why you need to keep reapplying them so much.




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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:26:24 PM
Maybelline baby lips


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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:31:24 PM
Smith's Rosebud Salve for me!

The present I was most excited to open this holiday was a set of 3 of their tins. The original Rosebud Salve, Minted Rose, and Strawberry. I love all of them!

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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:34:55 PM
Nivea Kiss of Smoothness

Do like vaseline too. Most lip balms just dont help me.



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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:50:39 PM
mint blistex here too




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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:54:40 PM
EOS vanilla lip balm. Not the ones in the weird egg shape. This one is in a regular chapstick container. I could only find it online now, not in stores;(





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Posted: 1/22/2013 10:00:08 PM
EOS...but I LOVE the egg shaped ones. I keep one in my purse and one in a basket on my bedside table.



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Posted: 1/22/2013 10:16:49 PM
I love one that comes in a little clear plastic pot from Bath & Bodyworks.

Carmex and Vaseline have unique scents that really bug me.


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Posted: 1/22/2013 10:19:49 PM
Lip Ivo - I have to order it online since nobody around here carries it!


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Posted: 1/23/2013 12:50:19 AM
By Terry - Baume de Rose.

On a whim I asked a friend to bring it back from Paris because I'd read so much about it. I thought it would be a one off luxury/impulse purchase.
I am one of those lip balm collectors, I buy tubes of it (cheap and expensive) and always ready to try a new one because I hate the feeling of dry lips.
Baume de Rose is by far the best balm I have ever used. It goes on soft and smooth, not greasy or sticky, gives a slight rosy sheen and is very moisturizing.
The first jar lasted 10 months and I am on my second one now.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 1:00:27 AM
Blistex Silk & Shine is my go to, but I'll use most anything rather than go with out...


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Posted: 1/23/2013 1:00:32 AM
Maui Amenities macadamia and kukui oil lip balm. I get it for free from my dentist, it is the most incredible lip balm I have ever used.

I use Aquaphor at night in the winter while my lips are chapped.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 1:24:48 AM
I had a tube of Burt's Bees that worked well, but I didn't like the mint flavor. Do they have it unflavored, too?

Doesn't matter anymore because DD used it and she was sick, so I made her keep it. (Yes, I know, we're disgusting.)

Now I've been using Lavera Lips. Really like it. Will probably stick with that.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 3:36:46 AM
I coat my lips in Vaseline before bed each night. My lips are always super soft in the morning. Through the day I use Lucas' Paw Paw Ointment. Not sure if you have it in the states! It is awesome!
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Posted: 1/23/2013 4:39:45 AM
Me too Ally! I use Vaseline at night and Lucas' Papaw or Banana Boat during the day.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 5:26:31 AM
Carmex is the only one we use in this house. Unless my aunt is here then it all gets put up. Lord we have at least 100 laying around. She is allergic to something in it.


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I use Burt's Bees or EOS-love them both. Some lip balms leave a white coating on my lips-but these never do.

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Posted: 1/23/2013 6:14:02 AM
Neosporin at night Baby Lips through day

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Posted: 1/23/2013 6:53:49 AM
My favorite balm is made by Aquafina. They also make a tube of Hydrating Lip Oil that I love, but I can't find anymore. I'm using it sparingly, and only at night.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 6:57:40 AM
Aquaphor. Not sexy but works beyond anything with no stickiness, no scent, and great healing and staying power.



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Posted: 1/23/2013 7:38:52 AM
My favorites:
Badger Highland Mint lip balm
Lip Smackers
Vaseline


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I have so many that I love:

Korres lip butter
Kiehls lip balm #1
Burt's Bees Pomegranate lip balm
EOS: any flavor. I love them all
Maybelline Baby Lips
l'occitane Shea butter Lip Balm stick
Carmex in the tub
Blistex medicated lip protectant
C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve
Nivea A Kiss of Smoothness
ChapStick classic: cherry
Lip Smackers: Dr. Pepper
fresh Sugar Lip Treatment

Those are many of the main ones I use that I repurchase. I do have more, but that was the list off the top of my head.

When I want color and moisturizing I love the Revlon lip butters.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 7:58:45 AM
Plain old ChapStick Original in the black tube for me!

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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:02:26 AM
The original Chapstick with the black and white label for me. I have it in my purse, my makeup bag, my kitchen drawer and my bathroom drawer.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:07:00 AM
Bonne Bell Lipsmackers are the best BUT you must use the right flavors because some ingredients are drying (like mint) I like mango, fruit punch, any of the berries. I just bought myself one of those Princess party favor packs; they have shimmer!


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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:09:17 AM
I have several that I use:

Kiehl's Lip Balm #30G
Yes To Carrots
Blistex Complete Moisture
Josie Maran Lip Treatment

I think the Blistex one is my favorite

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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:26:15 AM
My lid are really sensitive to fragrance or menthol or whatever they put in most of them. I really like the neutrogena lip balm but it is more expensive. The moosturizing Chapstick in the blue wrapper is great. it doesn't have a bad taste and no fragrance. Plus it has sunscreen. If the kids take it or I lose it it is inexpensive to replace.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:27:04 AM
I like blistex Daily Conditioning Treatment. It doesn't have camphor or menthol which really bothers my lips.


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Posted: 1/23/2013 8:33:36 AM

Vaseline is too greasy for me - I don't feel like it sinks in enough, but just sits there on top of my lips
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That's actually why it's the best thing for your lips. It sits on top protecting your lips from further drying out and at the same time allowing your lips to replenish the moisture naturally. Other balms fake the moisture but do nothing for your lips in the long run. That's why you need to keep reapplying them so much.




Exactly. Essentially, Vaseline just stops more moisture escaping.

I alternate between Vaseline and Carmex myself



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